A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.11 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:25:39 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20006f4y. Event ids that are associated: us20006f4y. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/16 / 2016-07-16 03:25:39 / July 16, 2016 @ 3:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, -70.1094° West, -21.3591° South, depth 31.11 km.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km N of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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